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By On February 26th, 2015

Does ADHD Increase The Risk of an Early Death?

Individuals diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have nearly double the risk of premature death compared to the general population according to a new study published in The Lancet. Older studies have suggested there may be a link between premature death and the attention disorder, but until now none have been able to demonstrate…

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By On January 16th, 2015

Study Links Adult Epilepsy With Increased Risk of ADHD

A new study published in the journal Epilepsia provides evidence of a need for improved screening for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in individuals with epilepsy, as nearly one in five adults diagnosed with epilepsy exhibits symptoms of the attention disorder. By surveying nearly 1,400 adults diagnosed with epilepsy across the United States, the researchers saw…

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